A man living in a small city in northwestern Ontario says he’s ready to get treatment for his addiction, but faces barriers to accessing care. He’s not alone, as it’s an issue in the region and other Canadian communities, experts say.
As the small Ontario city of Dryden deals with its growing addictions and homelessness crises, officials focus on creating connections for young people.
There's a great divide in Dryden, Ontario's smallest city: People needing immediate help for addictions and homelessness are being told it'll take time to put evidence-based solutions like safe consumption sites in place. But for individuals like Shauna Pinkerton, time isn't on their side.
Both the Thunder Bay District and Northwestern health units each announced one positive test result.